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Events


Please see below for a list of events that are hosted by both Plan4Health as well as external organizations. The host organization is included in each event description.

Missed an event? Resources from past events are available here!


Events

Cornerstone: Understanding Neighborhood Change

March 23, 2017 12:00 pm EST
Why do some neighborhoods become “hot,” some stay much the same, and others decline? Factors such as location, housing stock, schools, community organizations and more can affect a neighborhood’s  Read more »

Creating Value: Assessing the Return on Investment in Complete Streets

March 23, 2017 1:00 pm EST
How can benefit-cost analyses emphasize the value of Complete Streets? And what can advocates do to make Complete Streets a higher priority in city and state budgets? Join the National Complete...  Read more »

Training programs for artist and civic/transportation collaboration

March 23, 2017 2:30 pm EST
Join us for the third webinar in our series exploring the role of arts and culture in transportation planning and community development. In this session we will discuss training programs that...  Read more »

Innovative Bicycling Programs for Youth

March 29, 2017 1:00 pm EST
This webinar will explore creative and effective innovations happening in the realm of young people and bicycling. Speakers will discuss programming and education efforts that relate to youth...  Read more »

Planning and Community Health: Health Impacts in Idaho

March 29, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Please join the American Planning Association (APA) and the National Physical Activity Society (NPAS) for a discussion healthy planning. Chris Danley, President of NPAS and planner with Alta...  Read more »

Designing for Inclusive Health

March 30, 2017 1:00 pm EST
America Walks
America Walks and the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) – Lakeshore Foundation are excited to announce a new micro-grant program. This program will award...  Read more »

National Public Health Week Twitter Chat

April 5, 2017 2:00 pm EST
This year, APHA will host its seventh annual NPHW Twitter Chat on April 5 at 2 p.m. EDT. Follow @NPHW to learn more about the NPHW 2017 Twitter Chat! Use the official hashtag, #NPHWchat, in your...  Read more »

Exploring the Outdoors: Partners in Outdoor Spaces

April 12, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
The outdoors offers beautiful places to walk and be physically active. How can we work with our friends and allies in other sectors to make sure every person has the opportunity to enjoy the many  Read more »

Planners4Health Session Three: Applying an Equity Lens

April 12, 2017 3:00 pm EST
The third webinar in the Planners4Health Curriculum series takes a deep dive into equity, a theme that flows through the entire webinar series. Participants will learn about the differences...  Read more »

Getting from Vision Zero Plan to Vision Zero Progress

April 18, 2017 2:30 pm EST
More and more communities are committing to Vision Zero policies and developing plans that call for eliminating traffic fatalities. These ambitious programs can encounter barriers along the path...  Read more »

The Transit-Walkability Collaborative – An Inter-Modal Strategy for Creating Strong Neighborhoods

April 18, 2017 2:00 pm EST
America Walks
This webinar will include presentations and discussion from several members of the The Transit-Walkability Collaborative, a partnership announced in February that aims to exists to promote the...  Read more »

Fostering Health and Equity through Community Engagement

April 19, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Fostering Health and Equity through Community Engagement Wednesday, April 19, 2017 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern Click here to register for this webinar.   Description This webinar will provide...  Read more »

Community-Wide Interventions That Have Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5): A Look at Public Transportation Expansion

April 26, 2017 1:00 pm EDT
Dialogue4Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Health Impact in Five Years, or HI-5 (high-five) initiative, highlights a list of non-clinical, community-wide approaches with a proven...  Read more »

Biophillic Cities, Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning

May 9, 2017 1:15 pm EST
Island Press
The “greening” of cities can focus on everything except nature, emphasizing such elements as public transit, renewable energy production, and energy efficient building systems. While...  Read more »

Opportunities for Rural Walkability

May 10, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
Preserving and maintaining our outdoor spaces is a major responsibility, especially in rural communities where trails and other areas are opportunities not only for physical activity but also for  Read more »

Big Cities Community of Practice Active Livable Communities Subcommittee

June 6, 2017 2:00 pm EST
NACCHO
Please join the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and Plan4Health grantees from Montana and North Carolina for a discussion of active living strategies.  Advance...  Read more »

Tracking the Walking Path

June 14, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
When talking about opportunities to walk, knowing where to walk is key. Data and mapping tools are plenty and can be useful in making the argument for walkable communities and the development of...  Read more »

Planners4Health Session Five: Communications: Framing, Messaging, and Marketing

June 14, 2017 3:00 pm EST
The fifth session in the Planners4Health Curriculum series focuses on communications. Participants will learn about how to articulate value propositions and return on investment, as well as...  Read more »

A City in Transformation: A Look at St. Paul

July 12, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
St. Paul, Minnesota was selected as the host of the 2017 National Walking Summit for its recent innovation and progress with walkability. Hear from local experts and walking champions about some...  Read more »

Planners4Health Session Six: Sustaining Momentum

July 12, 2017 3:00 pm EST
The sixth and final session in the Planners4Health Curriculum series focuses on sustaining the healthy communities movement. Participants will learn about strategies for sustainability, including  Read more »

2017 National Walking Summit Preview

August 9, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
We’re gearing up for the 2017 National Walking Summit and excited by what’s developing. Get a sneak peak at some of the presenters and programs that will be available in St. Paul in...  Read more »

Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement

October 11, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
Champions of the walking movement come from different backgrounds, sectors and viewpoints. Learn how by working together, we are stronger than ever. Register here!    Read more »

Creating Vibrant Communitites with the Community in Mind: Development and Gentrification

November 8, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
Displacement and concerns of gentrification are at the center of many debates about placemaking and development. How do we serve as responsible stewards of communities while also promoting...  Read more »

Turning Data into Action

December 13, 2017 2pm EST
America Walks
What do we mean when we say the walking movement? After 12 months of studying a selection of indicators to measure the movement, America Walks is excited to be able to release information on the...  Read more »